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  • Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

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What is Conductive Education?

I am including a link www.abilitycamp.com/Brandon-flyer.pdf to a flyer we made that directed people on how to donate, Brian posted it on his bulletin board at school and we had some friends who took it around their neighborhood. We also set up a "youcaring.com" page, which after lots of research, was the most beneficial in that they didn't take a big percentage, the only fee that was paid was paypal fees. We also have a trust set up for Brandon, which I understand was a big factor in people donating because they knew for sure the money was going towards Brandon by writing their check out to his trust. In the US, if your child is receiving Medicaid they can never have more than $1000 in their name because then they no longer qualify for Medicaid. However, they can have a Supplemental Needs Trust (SNT) where money can be put in for them with a trustee managing it (Brian and myself are the trustees) and they don't lose their Medicaid. We did an SNT for Brandon and the donations went straight to that through an account at Wells Fargo. We also did a plate sale through a group of ladies at a local church. When one of them heard about Brandon through a friend, she said the church has a group of ladies who will donate food and cook, and we sold the plates. We had about $13,000 donated off the flyer, $5500 to youcaring.com, and $1500 off the plate sale. Donations from the flyer were mostly from Brian's work, my immediate group of coworkers, and our church. The youcaring.com page was up for 5 weeks, but the majority of our fundraising was done in 3 weeks. Brandon's school was also willing to do a fundraiser, but we received so much in a short time that I asked them to reserve fundraising for future camps. They did buy plates from our plate sale.

We are going to have another fundraiser in the fall, we have a few friends who have bands and they are going to do a concert for Brandon. We will sell tickets to the concert and have a raffle with items that we are collecting through donations.

Services

  • Stroke Therapy

    A Stroke damages the brain and many of the pathways or neural connections to the muscles have been destroyed Read More
  • Is it for my child?

    Ability Camp's children's programs are offered in several age groups from a preemie or a child that was born Read More
  • HBOT

    Ability Camp Inc. provided Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy as an alternative therapy for the following conditions:... Read More
  • Cerebral Palsy

    Whether your child was a preemie or born full term once the doctors actually say the words Cerebral Palsy Read More
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In The Press

Testimonials

  • Parents Assist on First Day

    Little Miracles

    "Conducting Little Miracles" Excerpt from Kingston Whig Standard April 22, 95 .. Staff Writer: Murray Hogbin Some miracles are happening in Picton: The lives of five children with Cerebral Palsy are greatly improving. The children many of them unable to walk, talk or even sit unassisted, are attending the first five week Ability Camp session. They're being encouraged to literally take their first steps and do things their parents never thought possible. The Conductors move about constantly

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  • Jonathon walking with canes

    Dream Come True

    Ottawa Lions Club Help Jonathan's Dream Come True Many thanks to the Ottawa Lions Club for helping 11 year old Jonathan Golland's dream of walking come true. Jonathan first arrived in our building in his wheelchair to travel about 100' from the car into the building although he was able to use a Kaye walker. Jonathan was very excited about the idea of trying to learn to walk and throughout the program he showed a great

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  • We came with our three and a half year old daughter Emma from Chicago, Illinois. It is about a 12 to 14 hour drive, just under 800 miles. It was a big deal to actually get the time off of Read More
    Bill and Emma Bill & Emma
  • This is our second visit to Ability Camp. The first time was in September for the Oxygen treatment. We came back a few months later to do Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment and Conductive Education because the first time I was here, Read More
    Katerina
  • We're from Virginia. This is our first time at Ability Camp. Christopher was a full term child. He had a stroke when he was in uterus and had his first seizure at 8 days. We've been here for 3 weeks. Read More
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